Dan Ewing

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Dan Ewing
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Dan Ewing in 2013
Born Daniel M. Ewing
(1985-06-03) 3 June 1985 (age 31)
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Marni Ewing (m. 2012; separated 2016)
Children 1

Daniel "Dan" Ewing (born 3 June 1985), is an Australian actor. He appeared on Seven Network's Home and Away series as Reuben Humphries during 2007. In 2011, he returned to the Australian soap, this time receiving a larger role, playing Heath Braxton.

Early life[edit]

Ewing was born in Manly and grew up in Forestville near Sydney, Australia and is the eldest of four children. He attended Marist College North Shore where he performed in musicals years throughout high school. He is the first ever professional actor in his family and trained with John Gibson in Sydney's North Shore. Ewing has two tattoos on his right arm. The first is a Southern Cross as a mark of respect to his ancestors who fought in two World Wars. The second says Carpe Diem, which is popularly translated as "Seize the Day". Ewing's interpretation is "Have a crack".

At 183 cm and 82 kg, Ewing is an accomplished sportsman. He played Representative Basketball for Manly-Warringah for nine years. This period included two NSW state championships and tours of the US and Canada. Ewing represented his school in basketball, football, rugby, swimming and volleyball. Ewing has played association football for Forest Killarney Football club since the age of six. Ewing was awarded with a NIDA scholarship in 2008.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Ewing appeared in Home and Away as Reuben Humpheries.[3] He has also had guest roles in Blue Water High, Spirited and Rescue: Special Ops.[4] Ewing secured a role as Dillon the Black RPM Ranger in the kid's television series Power Rangers RPM.[4]

In September 2010, Ewing joined the cast of Home and Away again, this time as Heath Braxton.[3] The actor made his debut in February 2011. Ewing was also a contestant in the 2011 season of Dancing with the Stars on Channel Seven. He was partnered with Luda Kroiter and both were eliminated in week five. Ewing danced in support of the St Vincent de Paul Society, where his mother works.

On 9 December 2013, Ewing confirmed that he would be leaving Home and Away. He departed the following year.[5] Ewing later reprised the role for the feature-length special, Home and Away: An Eye for an Eye, with co-star Lisa Gormley (Bianca Scott). In 2016, Ewing returned to Home and Away, along with Gormley.[6] Both Ewing and Gormley starred in the feature-length specials Home and Away: Revenge and Home and Away: All or Nothing.[7] Ewing also starred in the Australian feature film Red Billabong, alongside Tim Pocock.[8] Ewing appears in the 2017 horror film Beast No More,[9] and Dunamis.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Ewing became engaged to his girlfriend, Marni Little, in September 2011,[11] and they married on 15 December 2012.[12] Little gave birth to their son, Archer Grason in September 2014.[13] The couple announced their separation in 2016.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Dead Meat Castle Zombie
2006 Superman Returns University Student
2007 Grand Smoke Vincent
2007 Home and Away Reuben Humpheries Recurring role
2008 Revolution Brandon
2008 Blue Water High Guest role
2009 Rescue: Special Ops Jack Gardener Episode #1.09
2009 Power Rangers RPM Dillon the Black Ranger
2011–14, 2016–2017 Home and Away Heath Braxton Series regular
2015 Home and Away: An Eye for an Eye Heath Braxton Feature-length special
2016 Red Billabong Nick Marshall
2016 Home and Away: Revenge Heath Braxton Feature-length special
2017 Home and Away: All or Nothing Heath Braxton Feature-length special

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Director Theatre
2003 Jesus Christ Superstar Judas Anthony McDonald McDonald Theatre Company – Sydney (Musical)
2003 Godspell Singer Anthony McDonald McDonald Theatre Company (Musical)
2003 Les Miserables Brujon Anthony McDonald McDonald Theatre Company (Musical)

References[edit]

  1. ^ NIDA student scores starring role. If.com.au (2008-10-28). Retrieved on 2013-02-02.
  2. ^ National Institute of Dramatic Arts "NIDA" – PART-TIME COURSES. Nida.edu.au. Retrieved on 2013-02-02.
  3. ^ a b Knox, David (24 September 2010). "New hunk for Summer Bay". TV Tonight. Retrieved 11 January 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Schipp, Debbie (9 January 2011). "Bay surf gang making waves". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. Retrieved 11 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Dainty, Sophie (9 December 2013). "Home and Away's Dan Ewing confirms Heath exit: 'It'll be fun, scary'". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Parker, Lou (6 June 2016). "Dan Ewing returning to Home and Away following split from wife". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Yeap, Sue (19 December 2016). "Summer Bay favourites unite for Home and Away telemovie". The West Australian. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  8. ^ a b Coy, Bronte (17 August 2016). "Home & Away star Dan Ewing opens up on trying to crack Hollywood". news.com.au. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Exclusive! Dan Ewing joins the cast of Aaron Warwick's Beast No More". Cinema Australia. June 14, 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  10. ^ "Dan Ewing lands new film role". TV Week. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  11. ^ "Dan's Engaged!". Yahoo!7. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  12. ^ 'Home and Away' star Dan Ewing marries Marni Little. Digital Spy (2012-12-18). Retrieved on 2013-02-02.
  13. ^ "Dan & Marni Ewing: Our baby news after heartbreak". New Idea. 24 February 2014. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 

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